UNT's Annual Open Access Symposia

News

As UNT and the UNT Libraries have been responding to the rapidly-changing coronavirus situation, we've been considering what all of this might mean for our upcoming Open Access Symposium.  Due to the uncertainty around travel, self-quarantines, and business lockdowns by state and local governments, we've decided that it's in the best interest of all our participants to cancel the symposium now and allow everyone time to adjust their schedules as needed. On March 25 the Society of Southwest Archives (SSA) announced that their annual meeting would also be cancele

The 11th annual UNT Open Access Symposium will be held May 22, 2020, at the Embassy Suites by Hilton Denton Convention Center. This year’s program will feature presentations and interactive sessions led by teaching faculty, librarians, and publishers from the University of North Carolina, Carnegie Mellon University, MIT, Smith College, the University of Waterloo, and more.

We welcome proposals from students and early-career professionals to present a poster during UNT's 11th annual Open Access Symposium, which will be held on May 22, 2020, in conjunction with the 2020 Society of Southwest Archivists Annual Meeting. [more]

At its meeting on April 10, 2019, the UNT Student Government Association Student Senate passed a resolution supporting the creation of open educational resources (OER).

Previous Years

Open Access 2019: Is Open Access an Answer for Access to Justice?

Friday, May 17, 2019 to Saturday, May 18, 2019

Open Access 2018: Open Medical and Health Information

Wednesday, June 6, 2018 to Thursday, June 7, 2018

Open Access 2017: Making Use of Public Data

Thursday, May 18, 2017 to Friday, May 19, 2017

Open Access Symposium 2016 banner image

Thursday, May 19, 2016 to Friday, May 20, 2016

Open Access Symposium 2015 Banner

Monday, May 18, 2015 to Tuesday, May 19, 2015

Open Access 2014 Banner

Monday, May 19, 2014 to Tuesday, May 20, 2014

Open Access 2013 Banner

Thursday, May 30, 2013 to Friday, May 31, 2013

Open Access Symposium 2012 Banner

Monday, May 21, 2012

Banner Image of UNT Symposium on Open Access

Friday, May 20, 2011

UNT Symposium on Open Access 2010

Tuesday, May 18, 2010

Since 2010, UNT has sponsored an annual symposium on topics relevant to Open Access initiatives. You can find information about both upcoming and past events, including information on our speakers and archival presentations here.

To receive announcements about future symposia, please contact OASymposium@unt.edu